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MicroStrategy Shows Off New Desktop Analytics Software

MicroStrategy will be demonstrating the recently unveiled MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop, a self-service data visualization tool that the vendor is offering as a free download.

With the desktop software users can access data and develop visualizations such as an earthquake density map. They can also build dashboards, and then export and send dashboards as images, PDF files or a full MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop file.

The company also will be demonstrating the MicroStrategy Analytics Platform, an upgrade of the vendor's core analytics software with new data connectors for MongoDB, the Hortonworks data platform 1.3 and Intel's Hadoop distribution. It also offers new cloud deployment options and performance enhancements for analyzing data in-memory.